Nutrition And Performance

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Nutrition And Performance

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Health and Exercise Science, Health Science, Kinesiology, Nutrition and Food Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Pre-requisites: FHHS503 Human Nutrition
    Sound nutritional practices based on scientific research form the platform for athletic performance. This module provides students with an overview of the role of nutrition in regulating physiological processes associated with sport and exercise performance. Nutritional requirements and recommendations for physically active individuals are presented. The module also allows students the opportunity to assess the efficacy of nutritional strategies intended to enhance athletic performance. Students will have the opportunity to gain the qualification of Certified Sports Nutritionist from the International Society for Sports Nutrition (ISSN) by sitting the ISSN exam on completion of this module. The module content will be delivered via a combination of lectures, seminars and interactive tutorials.
    Assessment: Client Assessment & Report (40%) and Examination (60%)
    *All transcripts are issued in UK credits.

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